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Best smart home devices of 2014

From smart locks to smart lights, here's the best in smart home tech.

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D-Link Pan & Tilt Day/Night Network Camera

D-Link's Network Cam functions as a cheap option for checking in on your home, but without consistent or useful alerts, it's a poor choice for smart-home security.

October 9, 2014

2 stars Editors' rating October 9, 2014
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Extend your Wi-Fi network to cover any dead zones in your home

Wi-Fi routers are a great way to take your Internet connection and share it wirelessly. But what if there are some spots in your house where it doesn't reach? Check out these simple steps to extend your network.

By July 1, 2014

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Nest Labs buys smart home hub-maker Revolv

Alongside an expanded partner program, Nest has added the team behind the versatile Revolv hub to bolster its growing smart home platform.

By October 24, 2014

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Top tips for making the most out of your home network router

We show you how to customize and set up your home network router, how to extend your coverage area to minimize dead zones, and how to share videos, photos, and files over a networked hard drive.

By June 30, 2014

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Actiontec Wireless Network Extender Plus Powerline Network Adapter 500 Kit (PWR51WK01)

The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.

March 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 14, 2014
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Top five home routers for Wi-Fi Calling

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains how Wi-Fi calling works with the latest smartphones, including the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and picks the top five routers that are best for this technology.

By September 18, 2014

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Take a closer look at D-Link's maneuverable network camera (pictures)

With a built in microphone, remote panning and tilting, and even night vision, D-Link packs plenty of features into its Wi-Fi enabled cam.

12 Images By October 9, 2014

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The Netgear Nighthawk X4 R7500 is a powerful home router, or is it?

Whether or not CNET editor Dong Ngo admits his mistake is debatable but one thing is for sure: this NightHawk X4 AC2350 Smart Wi-Fi R7500 Router from Netgear is a terribly expensive router.

By September 5, 2014

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ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit (PLA5206KIT)

The ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit is currently the fastest way to extend a network to a place in your home where your Wi-Fi signal can't reach.

September 25, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating September 25, 2014
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The Totolink A2004NS is a great home Wi-Fi router, with a little catch

CNET editor Dong Ngo compares the Totolink A2004NS AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router to dating. So whether or not it's a great experience depends a lot on you, too. Care to find out why?

By August 6, 2014